Williams sisters march on in Miami

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Published: Tuesday 31st March 2015 by The News Editor

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Top seed Serena Williams advanced to the quarter-finals of the Miami Open on Monday as Venus Williams upset Caroline Wozniacki.

Serena Williams beat 24th seed Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-2 6-3, while her elder sister Venus, who is 16th seed, beat fourth seed Wozniacki of Denmark 6-3 7-6 (7/1).

Venus Williams will play Carla Suarez Navarro, the 12th seed, in the last eight after the Spaniard beat seventh seed Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland 5-7 6-0 6-4.

Ninth seed Andrea Petkovic of Germany beat eighth seed Ekaterina Makarova of Russia 6-1 7-5 and will play Czech Republic’s Karolina Pliskova next after her 6-3 6-2 defeat of Daria Gavrilova of Russia.

In the men’s draw, fourth seed Kei Nishikori of Japan beat Viktor Troicki of Serbia, the 32nd seed, 6-2 6-2.

Ukraine’s Alexandr Dolgopolov defeated Brazil’s Thomaz Bellucci 7-5 6-4 and 18th seed David Goffin of Belgium beat Poland’s Jerzy Janowicz 6-4 6-3.

Published: Tuesday 31st March 2015 by The News Editor

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